• JUNE 1, 2015
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    Why Do I have Xerostomia (Bad Breath)?

    Xerostomia is the academic term for what you and I call dry mouth. It is, quite simply, the feeling you have when there is little to no saliva in your mouth. You can probably recall times in your life when you were particularly anxious, dehydrated or otherwise exhausted and had that awful dry feeling. Dry

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    • MAY 4, 2015
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    E-cigarettes | Are they as harmful as traditional cigarettes?

    It is a common misconception that e-cigarettes are not as harmful as traditional cigarettes, with the youthful flavor offerings and loose regulations, the e-cigarettes trend is reaching younger patients. We want to educate all of our patients to make good choices for gum, teeth, and oral tissue health.  Don’t fall victim and think that an

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    • AUGUST 19, 2013
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    Dental Fact or Fiction

    Fact or Fiction: If I am not having any mouth pain, then I don’t need to see the dentist. You can outgrow tooth decay. It is okay to whiten my teeth at home if I have staining. White teeth are healthy teeth. People should floss once a week. Fact or Fiction Answers: Fiction: Just because

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    • APRIL 2, 2015
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    Basic Dental Knowledge | Words you might hear #2

    Ever hear all those dental words being thrown around and feel out of the loop? Here is a guide to common dental terms that you may need to know.Antiseptic: A chemical that can be applied to your mouth to destroy germs.Caries: Another name for a cavity.Fluoride: A chemical that hardens your teeth and prevents tooth

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